Mon Oct 24 21:56:00 GMT 2005
On Mon, 24 Oct 2005, Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 24, 2005 at 11:05:13AM -0400, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> > On Fri, 21 Oct 2005, Lemke, Michael IZ/HZA-IOM wrote:
> > > This is my current mount table:
> > >
> > > pc00626> mount -m
> > > mount -f -s -b "c:/MyStuff/cygwin/bin" "/usr/bin"
> > > mount -f -s -b "c:/MyStuff/cygwin/lib" "/usr/lib"
> > > mount -f -s -b "c:/MyStuff/cygwin" "/"
> > > mount -f -s -t -E "u:" "/u"
> > > mount -s -b --change-cygdrive-prefix "/"
> > >
> > > Note that /u is mounted textmode while the rest is binary. However,
> > > if I access files on /u they are binmode as well. But when I
> > > change the mode of the drive prefix to text then /u is also text.
> > > Seems like prefix is overwriting the explicit setting for /u. If
> > > the drive prefix is something else but /u is still there then /u
> > > is not affected by the prefix settings. Is this intended behavior?
> > Looks like the cygdrive prefix takes precedence over explicit mounts.
> > This is arguably a bug. <http://cygwin.com/acronyms/#PTC>.
> > Corinna or Chris, care to comment?
> My name doesn't start with C, but I will comment that if the precedence
> went the other way, a mount like:
> mount c:/foo /cygdrive/d
> would make a windows path d:\bar have no posix translation.
How is this different from
mount c:/baz /somemount
mount c:/foo /somemount/d
(except for the fact that /cygdrive/d is an automount)? I'm actually not
sure what's meant by "posix translation" in this context...
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